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LORD, don't give the wicked what they want; don't let their plots succeed.
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Give me not up, O Lord, from my desire to the wicked: they have plotted against me; do not thou forsake me, lest they should triumph.
Psalm 27:12 Deliver me not over to the will of them that trouble me; for unjust witnesses have risen up against me; and iniquity hath lied to itself.
Psalm 94:20,21 Doth the seat of iniquity stick to thee, who framest labour in commandment? . . .
2 Samuel 15:31 And it was told David that Achitophel also was in the conspiracy with Absalom, and David said: Infatuate, O Lord, I beseech thee, the counsel of Achitophel.
Job 5:12,13 Who bringeth to nought the designs of the malignant, so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had begun: . . .
lest they exalt themselves.
Deuteronomy 32:27 But for the wrath of the enemies I have deferred it: lest perhaps their enemies might be proud, and should say: Our mighty hand, and not the Lord, hath done all these things.
ContextRescue Me, O LORD, From Evil Men
…7O Lord, Lord, the strength of my salvation: thou hast overshadowed my head in the day of battle. 8Give me not up, O Lord, from my desire to the wicked: they have plotted against me; do not thou forsake me, lest they should triumph.9The head of them compassing me about: the labour of their lips shall overwhelm them.…
And afterwards Esther went in to the king, beseeching him that his endeavors might be made void by the king's letters: and the evil that he had intended against the Jews, might return upon his own head. And so both he and his sons were hanged upon gibbets.
Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise.
For the sinner is praised in the desires of his soul: and the unjust man is blessed.
Who by his power ruleth for ever: his eyes behold the nations; let not them that provoke him be exalted in themselves.
The wicked shall see, and shall be angry, he shall gnash with his teeth and pine away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.
Additional TranslationsGrant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; do not promote their evil plans, lest they be exalted. SelahGrant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah.
Grant not, O Jehovah, the desires of the wicked; Further not his evil device, lest they exalt themselves. Selah
Deliver me not, O Lord, to the sinner, according to my desire: they have devised mischief against me; forsake me not, lest they should be exalted. Pause.
Grant not, O Jehovah, the desire of the wicked; further not his device: they would exalt themselves. Selah.
Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked; further not his evil device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah
Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah.
Yahweh, don't grant the desires of the wicked. Don't let their evil plans succeed, or they will become proud. Selah.
Grant not, O Jehovah, the desires of the wicked, His wicked device bring not forth, They are high. Selah.
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